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U REGINACLAS100Leonard CurchinFall

CLAS100 Lecture Notes - Minos

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Exciting plots people are able to relate more to people to heroes that are more real. They have more entertaining plots than myths about gods. Why they
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

5th Century Athens Notes about the Dark Ages from Greece. Includes: Athens internationally, Persian War, Delian League, Athens at Home, Government, and Festivals.

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5th century athens: polis and empire equality and subjugation. The following disappeared in the above time period. The only good thing that happened wa
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

Greek Philosophy Introduction to Greek philosophy, including early scientists and their beliefs and pre-scientific cosmogony.

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The pre-socratic"s: engaging in philosophy before socrates (469-399bce) Philosophy, greek philo sophia: love of wisdom/knowledge, pursuit of knowledge
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

Greek Literature Introduction to Greek literature detailing the three most famous playwrights and their works: Sophocles, Aeschylus and special attention to Euripides.

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Specifically the athenians - extremely significant to culture. Every year a festival called dionysia took place; featured the production of plays. Comm
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

Mythical Creatures Lecture notes from guest professor about the kinds of mythical creatures in Greek mythology and the stories associated with them.

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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

CLAS100 Lecture Notes - Roman Senate, Octavians, Autocracy

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By his time the roman empire was an autocracy: state ruled by one man. His power base was an army that was loyal to him and not the state. After his as
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

Pato Lecture notes detailing the life of Plato, his works, beliefs and relation to Socrates.

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Difficult to determine what is socrates and what is plato. After death of socrates he was bitter with the state. Grew up during that war; war between c
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

Early Christianity Outlines the beginnings of Christianity, appeal to convert, survival of the religion, martyrs, issues of religious perception, and society in the church.

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Origins in judaism: belief in single, absolute creator. Contrasts with polytheism of greeks and romans. Judaism: figure of messiah important in judaism
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U REGINACLAS100Sheila AgerFall

Omens and Oracles Lecture notes from guest professor about omens, oracles, inductive divination and intuitive divination.

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Omen: something that is observed, happens naturally but are extraordinary. Messages from the gods; breaks natural order of things. Can be provoked (ie.
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